Ken Davis is joined by Carol Felsenthal, Chicago Magazine and Joel Hood, Chicago Tribune. They discuss the ongoing CPS and CTU contract negotiations, the disproportionate percentage of African-American youth getting suspended in Illinois schools, and the Dream Act workshop at Navy Pier. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topics: labor, public education
Ken Davis is joined by Matt Farmer, Huffington Post and writer/blogger Achy Obejas. They discuss the potential teacher's strike and the Mayor's involvement in the negotiations, the improved test scores at CPS schools, and how the nomination of Paul Ryan will affect the Latino vote. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topics: labor, politics, public education
Ken Davis is joined by Angela Caputo, Chicago Reporter, Fred Klonsky, education blogger and Ammad Omar, News Desk Editor at WBEZ.They discuss public school funding and the impending deposition of former Mayor Daley in a police torture civil suit. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topics: public education, local issues
The purpose of this study was to identify possible differences between teachers of secular public education (PE) and religious public education (RPE) regarding their attitudes towards the establishment of the "Integrated Education Trend" in Israel. In 15.7.08, the law pertaining to the "Integrated Education Trend" was accepted by the Israeli parliament (The Knesset). In accordance with the law, the "Integrated Education... Topics: Secular Public Education, Religious Public Education, Integrated Education Trend, Conservatism
In the first segment of this week's show, we feature a keynote talk given by Kevin Kumashiro, at the 3rd annual NYCoRE Conference. The conference was titled "Education is a Right! Not Just for the Rich or White!" and took place in New York City during March 2012. In his talk, Kumashiro examines various problems within current education reform policies as well as four ways we can push back against education reform and reimagine change in public education. Kumashiro is a professor of... Topics: education reform, public education, inequity
Amy Goodman's weekly column for Novermber 25, 2009. California campuses have been rocked by protests this past week, provoked by massive student fee increases voted on by the University of California Board of Regents. Topics: University of California, education, public education, Amy Goodman
The Partnership for the Public Good hosts a weekly radio show, the Public Good, each Tuesday from 1:00 to 1:30pm on WUFO AM 1080. Each week will feature a PPG Partner or other person working toward the public good and discuss some of the region's hottest issues. Hosted by PPG co-director Sam Magavern. Today's guest: Dr. Claity Massey, Head and Founder, King Center Charter School, discusses King Center’s holistic approach to public education Topics: Sam Magavern, Partnership for the Public Good, Public Education
This pilot edition of Education Radio, a collective reporting on the attacks facing public education, features interviews with veteran educator-activists who are mobilizing to bring people from the Boston area to a national Save Our Schools march and conference to defend public schools. Topics: Save Our Schools, Public Education, Neoliberalism, Education Radio
This ERIC Digest discusses public schooling for 4-year-old children and other preschoolers. Sections concern: (1) conditions presently creating a need for child care and early education; (2) the population to be served; (3) program types, including the traditional preschool, the academic preschool, and a hybrid form; (4) program sites; and (5) child care in public schools. While the clamor to place 4-year-olds in public schools continues, it should be remembered that 4-year-olds are but one... Topics: ERIC Archive, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Public Education, Public Schools
Enrique Díez cuyo activismo en defensa de la enseñanza pública y en particular la universitaria es bien conocido es entrevistado por J.M. Díaz del equipo de MyUniversty-ULE con objeto de valorar las reformas realizadas dentro del proceso de Bolonia. Se valora inicialmente el conjunto de las reformas en curso, la información entregada a los sectores sociales involucrados, y se analiza a continuación el proceso de Bolonia atendiendo a la estructura de su propio ideario. Como nos ilustra... Topics: Proceso de Bolonia, EEES, Higher education, commodification, public education
Desde el proyecto myUniversity-ULE se plantea a Mauricio Ortiz (estudiante de ingenieria y comprometido activista por la defensa de la educación pública) una valoración global del proceso de Bolonia, de la información aportada a la comunidad universitaria, de los efectos en virtud de su propio ideario. Topics: Proceso de Bolonia, EEES, Public education, Europe, Spain, Commodification
Last Class of the Day - Today we feature Ms. Aaron Mulyneaux - Educator at Springfield's Academy of Arts & Academics and Peter Fritsch, founder and organizer of the annual April Jewel's Day event, which recognizes and honors the work of our local educators working with special needs students. Topics: education, schools, public education, oregon, eugene, springfield, horace mann
Statement of Congressman John D. Dingell, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce SUBCOMMITTEE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND THE INTERNET HEARING ENTITLED, "PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENTAL (PEG) SERVICES IN THE DIGITAL TV AGE" Mr. Chairman, thank you for holding this very important hearing. Let me begin by welcoming several friends here today, including my dear friend Mayor O’Reilly of Dearborn, Michigan. Thank you for your time and efforts to participate in today’s hearing. The... Topic: PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENTAL. PEG, ACCESS, DIGITAL TV
Virginia Governor McDonnell announces new partnership with Richmond Public Schools and Harvard University's Education Innovation Laboratory. Topics: Richmond Public Schools, RPS, Richmond City, public education, urban education
There aren't many things that liberals and conservatives can agree on these days, but one thing that seems to rub both sides the wrong way is the Common Core. But what ARE the Common Core Standards? How will they affect your kid? Will they destroy public education as we know it? Dr. Tim Slekar (Dean of Education at Edgewood College / activist / defender of public ed) joins me to discuss this issue and the school reform movement as a whole. Topics: Common Core, public education, schools, Tim Slekar, school reform
Julian Vasquez Heilig and Mike Klonsky join Thorne Dreyer in discussing our endangered public education system, the nature and genesis of the flawed "educational reform" movement, and ideas about how public schools can be improved and can be saved from privatization. Julian Vasquez Heilig, an award-winning researcher and teacher, is an Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Planning and African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His current... Topics: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Mike Klonsky, Julian Vasquez Heilig, Public Education, Education Reform,...
Proclaiming the Whole Gospel: A Gathering for Progressive United Methodists, held in January 2006. Featuring “The Whole Gospel: Justice and Compassion” by Dr. Janet Wolf of Nashville, Tennessee, a United Methodist pastor, appointed full-time faculty and the Chair of the Division of Church Vocations at American Baptist College, home for much of the Nashville civil rights movement. Dr. Wolf is the former Director of Public Policy and Community Outreach for Religious Leaders for a More Just... Topics: United Methodist, Reconciling Ministries, public education, health care, prisons, drug policy, gun...
This is a commentary that accompanies a slide show setting out the vision of NZEI for early childhood education in New Zealand. NZEI is the union for early childhood teachers in that union. The commentary and slideshow summarise a report titled Quality Public ECE: A Vision for 2020. The slideshow can be viewed at http://www.slideshare.net/ChrisNZEI/quality-public-ece-a-vison-for-2020/ Topics: NZEI, Early Childhood Education, Public Education, New Zealand, union, teachers, privatisation
U.S. educational events during 1987 included plans for a national board to certify teachers, federal appeals court decisions that overturned Tennessee and Alabama textbook censorship cases, the U.S. Supreme Court's finding as to the unconstitutionality of Louisiana's creation science law, and concern about rapid increases in college costs. This document highlights events that involved: (1) educational reform programs; (2) the courts and fundamentalists; (3) curriculum concerns; (4) controversy... Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Public...